Archive for November, 2005

Nov 18 2005

Friday – November 18, 2005

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USA PATRIOT Act faces Reauthorization
Nancy Talanian, Director of Bill of Rights Defense Committee

Bill of Rights Defense CommitteeA bi-partisan group of three Republicans and three Democrats vowed yesterday to block the renewal of the USA PATRIOT Act. With many provisions of the Act set to expire next month, Republican negotiators had made a compromise on Wednesday that set out to make 14 …

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Nov 17 2005

Thursday – November 17, 2005

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Chinese America: A one-hour Special
GUESTS: Peter Kwong and Dusanka Miscevic, co-authors of “Chinese America: The Untold Story of America’s Oldest New Community.”

Chinese AmericaDuring his trip to East Asia, President Bush has openly criticized the Chinese government, saying “”We encourage China to continue down the road of reform and openness, because the freer China is at home, the greater the welcome it will …

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Nov 16 2005

Wednesday – November 16, 2005

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Internet Governance Discussed at World Summit
GUEST: Lee McKnight, member of the Internet Governance project, Associate Prof. of information studies, Syracuse University

Internet GovernanceNegotiators from more than 100 countries are meeting in Tunisia for the World Summit on the Information Society, under the United Nations auspices. The main focus is on who will control the internet. Up until now, an independent US-based entity, called …

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Nov 16 2005

Stop the War Conference

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STOP THE WAR Fall Conference in Los Angeles takes place this Saturday, November 19, 2005, at Manual Arts High School, 4131 S. Vermont in Los Angeles, CA. 90037. The event is from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

There will be plenaries and workshops all day long featuring people like Sonali Kolhatkar, David Bacon, John Bellamy Foster, Barbara Trent, and many others.

Plenary speakers and workshops will include both faculty and student voices with a diversity of …

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Nov 15 2005

Uprising Launches It’s New Website

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Welcome to Uprising’s new website. After several weeks of work, we have finally finished a re-design of the site, with many more functions, online listening capabilities, and information.

In conjuction with the new site, Uprising will also begin archiving the daily and weekly editions of the show so listeners can hear the show online even after it’s over. Click here to browse our newly created audio archive of shows.

Uprising’s old site will …

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Nov 15 2005

Tuesday – November 15, 2005

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Public Power in the Age of Empire
GUESTS: David Barsamian, host of Alternative Radio

David BarsamianDavid Barsamian is the founder and director of Alternative Radio, the independent award-winning weekly series based in Boulder, Colorado. He is a radio producer, journalist, author and lecturer. He has been working in radio since 1978. His interviews and articles appear regularly in The Progressive and Z Magazine. His …

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Nov 14 2005

Monday – November 14, 2005

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The Great War for Civilization
GUESTS: Robert Fisk, Middle East Correspondent for the Independent, author of “The Great War for Civilization: The Conquest of the Middle East”

Robert FiskLast week’s bombs in Amman, Jordan, killed 57 people – they are a taste of the daily realities in neighboring Iraq. Police have arrested an Iraqi woman who failed to detonate her explosives. The woman was identified as the sister of Jordanian-born Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s …

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Nov 13 2005

Benefit for Afghan Women’s Mission

On Friday November 18 at 7 pm, there will be a benefit for Afghan Women’s Mission with David Barsamian and Sonali Kolhatkar, at the Westminister Chapel of the Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles, located at 3300 Wilshire Blvd. All proceeds will benefit the social and humanitarian projects of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA). For more information, visit www.afghanwomensmission.org. …

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Nov 13 2005

Let’s Talk About Iraq

Sonali Kolhatkar will be speaking on November 16th, 2005 – Let’s Talk About Iraq: A Teach-in and Panel Discussion at Los Angeles Valley College. On Wednesday November 16 from 11:30am to 2pm at the Los Angeles Valley College, Monarch Hall. Sonali Kolhatkar will be speaking on November 16th, 2005 – Let’s Talk About Iraq: A Teach-in and Panel Discussion at Los Angeles Valley College. On Wednesday November 16 from 11:30am to 2pm at the Los …

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Nov 13 2005

Weekly Natl’ Program – 11/11/05

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Our weekly edition is a syndicated one-hour digest of the best of our daily coverage.

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Stanley “Tookie” Williams faces execution
GUESTS: Barbara Becnel, Oakland based activist, co-author with Williams.

Stanley Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was asked on Tuesday November 8th to grant clemency to Stanley “Tookie” Williams, the co-founder of the notorious Los Angeles Crips gang who has been serving more than …

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